The raid has been met with widespread condemnation from the media.
The news outlet's focus on "African" Australians hasn't let up, even after an editorial calling for an end racial division.
The ACTU boss Sally McManus has met with journalists to allay their concerns about being locked out of union events.
The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance is warning of more trouble at Fairfax.
The ABC has said that its new restructure, which will see 20 journalists and producers lose their jobs to make room for new digital strategy, will address several "flaws" in its publishing processes.
In a statement to the market, Fairfax boss Greg Hywood said the company would continue to publish while its journalists were on strike. The company has also threatened to fire journalists who are taking part in the wildcat strike, write Sally Whyte and Emily Watkins